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  • Many nobles sat assembled, and searched out counsel how it were best for bold-hearted men against harassing terror to try their hand.

    Beowulf, translated by Francis Gummere

  • Then bitter grief seized Ares and he drew his keen sword and leaped upon bold-hearted Heracles.

    Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • 'Ares, check your fierce anger and matchless hands; for it is not ordained that you should kill Heracles, the bold-hearted son of Zeus, and strip off his rich armour.

    Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Now that the first watch of night was gone: -- "the disc of the sun was withdrawn into a shade, and Jonas had stepped into the fish's mouth" -- the bold-hearted warriors sprang from their ambush and secured the robbers by pinioning them one after another.

    The Persian Literature, Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan, Volume 2

  • Against his royal decree, a few bold-hearted men met on the first Tuesday of July, 1605.

    Sketches of the Covenanters

  • O thou that we call Hope, thou sweet, bright angel of God! Without thee life were an evil unendurable, with thee for companion gloomy Doubt, sullen Fear and dark Despair flee utterly away, and we, bold-hearted, patient and undismayed by any dangers or difficulties, may realise our dreams at last.

    Black Bartlemy's Treasure

  • But if any battle be made against their own country, then they put these cowards (so that they be strong-bodied) in ships among other bold-hearted men.

    The Second Book. Of Warfare

  • I sickened at the thought of our shame along the frontiers as at the thought of the energies of thousands upon thousands of hard-muscled, bold-hearted young men wasted on capturing beasts and the like energies of thousands upon thousands of hardy peasants who ought to have been busy at productive labor on farms or in forests or mines, wasted on caring for and transporting swarms of beasts for Commodus to kill.

    Andivius Hedulio Adventures of a Roman Nobleman in the Days of the Empire

  • Then from his neck the bold-hearted prince took a golden ring and gave it to the young warrior.

    Northland Heroes

  • Further reports informed him that they were commanded by Alonzo de Ojeda, the same hot-headed and bold-hearted cavalier who had distinguished himself on various occasions in the previous voyages of discovery, and particularly in the capture of the cacique Caonabo.

    The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus

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